Food Safety Guidelines by Shahzadi Devje: Do You Need to Sanitize Your Produce?

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery shopping is understandably a cause of stress and anxiety for many of us. When at the store, touching surfaces and objects such as shopping carts, freezer door handles, and grocery items are inevitable. You may be asking yourself if you need to disinfect your groceries? Is it okay to use reusable bags? Could the virus be transmitted from objects and food? These are all valid questions, considering the grocery store is such a high-touch space with possible risk.

Click the link below to learn what registered dietitian Shahzadi Devje has to say about viral transmission through food.


 has just started her YouTube channel where she shares nourishing recipes, health and nutrition tips and more to support the community. Click the picture below to subscribe – if you like. You can also turn on notifications (the bell) to be alerted when new content comes out. Plus, if you have any questions or suggestions, drop them in a comment directly on YouTube and she promises she will respond.



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Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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